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Public Investment Challenges And Reforms In Romania


  • Daniela PIRVU

    () (University of Pitesti, Romania)


    () (University of Pitesti, Romania)


The public investments play an important role in stimulating the economic growth and in reducing the disparities between urban and rural areas or between the regions of a country. The share of public investments in GDP in Romania has decreased significantly in recent years, giving the increase of some categories of public expenses, as well as the decrease of the budget revenues that have generated actions to adjust the state budget, in order to avoid the excessive deficit procedure. This paper analyzes the problem of public investments in Romania correlated with the evolution of the main categories of public expenses.

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  • Daniela PIRVU & Claudia STANCIU-TOLEA, 2019. "Public Investment Challenges And Reforms In Romania," Scientific Bulletin - Economic Sciences, University of Pitesti, vol. 18(3), pages 47-53.
  • Handle: RePEc:pts:journl:y:2019:i:3:p:47-53

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    Economic growth; Public investments; Public expenses.;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • E60 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - General
    • H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods
    • H54 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Infrastructures


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